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Bill Foster on the last day of campaigning listen

11/02/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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This afternoon, WMNF spoke with St. Pete Mayoral candidate Bill Foster. We began by asking how he feels going into tomorrow’s election.

Bill Foster: “Ah, relief. We’re fighting to the end, but we’re glad that the finish line is in sight.”

WMNF: "Some of the polls I’ve seen recently have shown that it’s a close race, but that your opponent actually has a slight lead, just outside the margin of error. What do you think about that?"

Foster: “I’m only co...

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Will Kathleen Ford become next Mayor of St Pete? listen

11/02/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tomorrow, St. Petersburg voters will choose either Kathleen Ford or Bill Foster to be the next Mayor, replacing Rick Baker who is term-limited. According to the St. Petersburg Times, over 20,000 voters have already mailed in ballots in the city.

Today, WMNF spoke with both candidates for Mayor. Kathleen Ford says she has a range of emotions the day before election day.

Kathleen Ford: “Oh, we’re excited and nervous and anticipating what the results will be.”

WMNF: â...

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Mayoral Candidates Bare Teeth at Debate listen

09/24/09 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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With fewer than six weeks left until Election Day, the St. Petersburg mayoral race has gaining steam. Last night marked the South St. Pete leg of the mayoral debates, which took place at Lakewood High School. Candidates Bill Foster and Kathleen Ford exchanged jabs over two very different visions for the Sunshine City. WMNF’s Kate Bradshaw reports.

With the economy on everyone’s minds, it didn’t take long for the mayoral candidates to dig in to the biggest issue of the election year. ...

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